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Top rated perfunctory movies that are also absolute classic

Check out today’s highest ranked perfunctory and absolute classic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are perfunctory and absolute classic, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Apr 12 2021

1 The Night of the Hunter (1955)

In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money.

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1955-08-26 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    bit hokey
  2. Ranked #1 for
    malevolent character
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wild-eyed character

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2 Romancing the Stone (1984)

Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her abducted sister, so Joan flies to South America to hand it over. But she gets on the wrong bus and winds up hopelessly stranded in the jungle.

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1984-03-30 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner

Rating

rating icon 6.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly watchable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    just plain fun
  3. Ranked #1 for
    fun-filled

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3 Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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1985-06-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    cinematically marvelling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visually sumptuous
  3. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous set

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4 Frozen (2013)

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

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2013-11-20 | Animation / Adventure

Cast

Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    little rushed plot
  2. Ranked #1 for
    buoyant
  3. Ranked #2 for
    feast for the eye

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5 Paths of Glory (1957)

A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

Info

1957-10-25 | War / Drama

Cast

Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    technical mastery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    fluid camera movement
  3. Ranked #1 for
    unacceptable character

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6 Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit. Arriving in a strange and surreal place called 'Underland,' she finds herself in a world that resembles the nightmares she had as a child, filled with talking animals, villainous queens and knights, and frumious bandersnatches. Alice realizes that she is there for a reason – to conquer the horrific Jabberwocky and restore the rightful queen to her throne.

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2010-03-03 | Family / Fantasy

Cast

Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    epic battle sequence
  2. Ranked #1 for
    coherent story
  3. Ranked #1 for
    wild and wacky

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7 13 Assassins (2010)

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

Info

2010-09-09 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    the cream of crop
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perfunctory
  3. Ranked #1 for
    duty-bound character

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8 Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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2015-11-10 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe

Rating

rating icon 5.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    original take
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tortured genius
  3. Ranked #2 for
    romantic angle

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9 The Dark Knight (2008)

Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.

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2008-07-16 | Drama / Action

Cast

Christian Bale, Heath Ledger

Rating

rating icon 8.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hip movie
  2. Ranked #1 for
    deserving nods from Oscars
  3. Ranked #1 for
    popular

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10 Gladiator (2000)

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Info

2000-05-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    overlord
  2. Ranked #1 for
    electrifying performance
  3. Ranked #1 for
    odious

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